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CSPAN
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
, hopefully the situation with jesse jackson junior and his wife will be straightened out. we need to be mindful of our congressmen and people in politics to make sure that they are taking care of -- number two, i would like to make a comment that we need to make sure that we are -- our congress, rather, is paying attention to what is about to take place with the automatic spending cuts, and we need to make sure the military is secure and not to cut too much of the military. host: that is monica in homestead. larry in hernando, mississippi, a democrat. seco last night, -- caller: last night we heard about getting out of her recession. these republicans are going to destroy the tax base, so we will be in a mess. i am a 56-year-old army veteran , and i think we are going back to the wild west. only police officers should be able to carry weapons. if you are going hunting, you should have to call the state and say you are going hunting. otherwise, we are definitely going back to the wild, wild west. host: have you ever owned a gun privately? caller: i own guns now. host: do you thin
CSPAN
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am EST
-elect andrew jackson's wife died in december of 1828, her niece family assumed the role of first lady. >> paul goodman negatives washington had to say about andrew jackson, they loved family. negatives thate washington had to say about andrew jackson, they love at emily. she became his acting first lady. she entertained beautifully. she was polished. she knew exactly how to do the things. truck spill she was one of the ladies >> one of the women to serve as first lady. these and one of "first ladies: image and influence" begins on presidents' day. -- season one. >> he thought she was the smartest person he ever knew and he knew that she would tell him the truth. she was not going to sugarcoat. one of the tapes i absolutely love that came out was the one where she is analyzing his speech. he asked her to do it, but she was really tough on human. >> it started out nice. [laughter] >> mother always did start off nice. she "just, no, i think you should do..." he used to tell me your mother has the best judgment and you should always listen to your mother. he was devoted to american. >> remembering
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2013 7:00am EST
by the shifting of funds. in south carolina's second congressional district, the army base at fort jackson and columbia is expected to lose $75 million. the savannah river site will be forced to furlough hardworking employees, install critical -- and stall critical missions due to a possible $200 million cuts. both of these cuts will endanger our national security. the president and the senate have refused to negotiate until a possible solution until today. house republicans have voted twice to avoid sequestration. our nation has a spending problem, and we must address these issues before it is too late and our debt spirals out of control. the president should change course and begin working with both houses of congress to tackle the national debt which threatens american families. in conclusion, god bless our troops and we will never forget september 11 and the global war on terrorism. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia seek recognition? without objection, the gentleman is recognized. mr. barrow: thank you, madam speaker. m
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
: in the chicago sun-times morning on the front page, the story of jesse jackson junior with the headline -- read more about the trials and tribulations of representative jesse jackson, jr. we are talking about your view of the economic recovery. we have a couple of more tweets that have come in. let us go back to the founds. rick, oklahoma, on our line for republicans. caller: this country is and one heck of a shape. when clinton was in office, we were in good shape. when bush got in, we went downhill. our president talks about taking us over the edge. not only that, we have gotten into two wars that we cannot pay for. i was about $1.2 trillion or so. when we got out of iraq, nothing has changed there. i do not see what will change and afghanistan. we give people tax breaks, the rich people for the past 11 years. how much has that cost? we have a dysfunctional congress. we have a republican-controlled congress that has been in power for over two years. they have not done anything. they want to bring -- blame the president for the jobs. host: on the front page of this morning's washington post --
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am EST
president. matthew in tacoma, washington, democrat. go ahead. is jackson your favorite? caller: it's richard nixon, because he's such a devilish character, but he also did stuff like opening up china. host: all right. we're featuring nixon on american history tv. you can watch on c-span3. we will look at his legacy and the 1993 atf raid in waco, texas. long beach, independent caller, neal. you are on the air? moving on. charles, atlanta, georgia, democrat, hi. caller: hi. our greatest president was john f. kennedy, by far. the reason is because he gave us the good society speech in which he warned americans about the secret societies that were determined to take over america and the change america fundamentally. he was the only president that had the guts to look out for americans. we failed him because we did not find our who was behind the assassination of our president. host: all right. butch in st. petersburg, florida, a democrat, hi. caller: my favorite president is barack obama, because of the things that he has accomplished. so many people came to washington for his inauguration. when
CSPAN
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am EST
. >> former congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife appear in federal court separately in washington to answer criminal charges that they allegedly engaged in a scheme to spend campaign funds on personal items. but the democratic congressman and his wife have agreed to plead guilty in deals with federal prosecutors. jesse jackson jr. is charged with conspiracy and his wife with one count of filing false joint federal income-tax returns. maximumkson's face penalties of several years in prison and he also faces several hundred thousand dollars in fines and forfeitures. stealing linked to the chinese government is prompted the obama administration to develop more aggressive responses to the theft of u.s. data and corporate trade secrets. a report released today considers other fines and actions against china, or any of the country found guilty of zeiger espionage. former house speaker newt obama and thethat's democrats are 8 to 10 years at of the republican party concerning the face of the changing the electorate. and finally come home builders began -- finally, home builders began cons
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 7:00am EST
. andrew jackson basically ended its charter. there's a long history of mistrust in parts of the united states about the central bank and what it does. back in the derickson and hamilton days, a lot of the farm state bankers did not trust the first bank of the united states. -- back in the days of jefferson and hamilton. there is a federal reserve board in washington made up of seven governors and chairman who is ben bernanke. then there are 12 regional fed banks. they're all part of this federal reserve system. the regional fed bank, every chartered bank of the united states has to pay in capital to the federal reserve banks and in return they get a dividend. but these are not banks the way we think of commercial banks. the federal reserve bank of new york is not like citigroup out there trying to earn big profits to return to shareholders. their job is to manage the money supply. it is also to be a lender of last resort in a crisis, which is what the federal reserve did in 2007. when there is a run on a bank, when depositors flee the banking system because they are scared their money
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
're going to charlie. mississippi, independent line. caller: good morning. i am from jackson, where the capital is. i retired in 2009. it is a good thing. i was a civil servant. now in the state house there is legislation where some young republicans want to phase out our state retirement program for civil servants. house bill 486 allows people to just elect, if they want to contribute to like a personal retirement system instead of state retirement. host: as far as your personal plan, is that grandfathered by these proposals from the legislature? caller: most of the bill has been in committee. they grandfathered me in because they have retired -- because i have retired. the same thing will for the retirement system, it will bleed people also. host: you do not have to mention specifics, but do you receive a monthly benefit, then? >> it is -- caller: it is about $1,300. i have saved up about $30,000. i am set up, in a way. host: are you going to take social security? have you? caller: i am 58, it will be awhile. host: what did you do for the government? caller: i was a librarian. hos
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 7:00am EST
. but if they can't stop the abuse they need to have a place to go. host: jackson from birmingham, alabama. caller: good morning. this should definitely not be open for discussion. i have a sister who has been through domestic violence. i don't know where these republicans come from. these are the worst law makers that i have ever seen in my entire life. we all need to vote in 2014 just like the democrats came out we need to be strong so we can get some of these republicans out of office. host: thanks for the call. guest: certainly the caller is right that this should not be up for discussion. obviously we have to discuss as we pass laws. but the issue of violence against women is one that's serious. and as he said, if you have a relative, a friend who has been a victim of domestic violence, then you know how important it is to have services available and how important it is to have a responsive law enforcement that knows how to deal with these cases, how do identify them. and for instance, the stalking data base really critical to dealing with that. very, very frightening and important. host: cou
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 7:00am EST
jackson jr. was settling that case this week. literally dragged on for several years. the move at their place and aren't pushed on by any public pressure. it moves slowly. host: shane goldmacher, congressional correspondent with "the national journal." an update about senator bob addendas and allegations against him, which he has denied. back to our questions for all of you this morning. spending cuts versus tax increases sequestration. what do you think? a republican collar -- caller: i grew up first- generation american. my father worked two jobs. my parents had to pay for everything on their own. they never got a penny from the government, never even asked for it. let me say that i think america has become a country where we want the easy way out on everything. i would suggest that most people in this country have not worked with or in the federal government to actually see how representatives and our representatives in the white house -- and our members and the white house to use that money. it is unbelievable how much money is wasted in this federal government. point numbe
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 7:00am EST
jackson, the director of the epa made the statement in response live on tv to my question. it will cost between 300,000,000,400 billion per year. is this going to reduce co2 emissions? she said it will not. the reason is the problem is not here. it is in china. it is it in india and mexico. there is where you will have a problem with of the effect freebase. they have to go where there is energy. if we curtail energy over here with the text that will reduce the emissions, the mid back tree base will have to go to someplace. host: as many of the members know, james inhofe serving as the top republican on the senate armed services committee. birmingham, alabama. democratic calller. go ahead. caller: my question is i listened to the president last night. with all the things going on board -- with all the things going on around us with north korea, are we in a position to have a weaker military did what we had in 9/11 or should we have a stronger military? are we able to continue to scatter men all over the country and leave us defenseless at home or should the military continue to be strong
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2013 7:00am EST
jackson, mississippi. jason, republican caller. caller: thank you. there is a couple of really somewhat offensive and i think -- i need further explanation and so do the listeners. the claim was stated moments ago about title v and saying it is clearly needed. an example is, for instance, more than 50% of white voters in mississippi voted for president obama. that is a fallacy. the claim does not support the supposition. what is the proof, then, without the biases? to understand the nature of political bias? from these claims, the heritage fellow stated, real claims against alabama have not been present or credible. so i don't understand why it's sort of makes me think i am listening to a radio show from 1950 when in fact it is 2013. host: we go to mr. berman for a response to that. guest: in 2001 it was a majority black town in mississippi. but the governing board, the mayor, and the city council were all white. in 2001 when there was going to be elections and it was clear that black voters were going to be able to win seats in that election, the government canceled the election becaus
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